To lurk is to watch someone from a secret location or to observe people from a place that's dark or hidden.
There's an alligator lurking in the water.
There's a cat lurking in the grass.
Two men are lurking beneath a bridge.
- The police caught a man lurking outside of someone's window.
- A lurker is a person who lurks.
- People lurk in chat rooms online.
- Danger lurks in countries where law and order has broken down.
- Lurking in the future is the prospect of a world that is getting warmer and warmer with each passing year.
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Date of publication: October 14, 2016